A Midsummer Nights Dream (1959 movie)
|A Midsummer Night's Dream|
|Directed by||Jiří Trnka|
|Produced by||Erna Kmínková|
|Narrated by||Rudolf Pellar|
|Edited by||Hanna Valachova|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
A Midsummer Night's Dream is a 1959 Czechoslovak animated puppet movie directed by Jiří Trnka. It is based on the Shakespeare play of the same name. It was entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival. An English language version was made with narration by Richard Burton. The movie won several awards including the Prize of the Technical Committee in Cannes and an Honourable Medal at the Venice Film Festival.